Odisha Invites Investors to Explore Opportunities in Mining
Odisha’s Minister for Steel and Mines and Works Mr Prafulla Kumar Mallik has invited the investors in the mining and metal sector to take advantage of industry-
Odisha’s Minister for Steel and Mines and Works Mr Prafulla Kumar Mallik has invited the investors in the mining and metal sector to take advantage of industry-friendly policies of the Odisha government and participate in auctions for mines and mineral blocks in the state. Addressing the virtual session on FICCI Policy Round Table, Mallik said Odisha has attracted highest investments in many sectors during the pandemic and successfully auctioned 31 mineral blocks including iron ore, manganese, graphite, limestone within the stipulated time frame. He said “The State has a flexible and supporting administration with skilled manpower and vast reserves of natural resources. With excellent transportation and communication network, along with adequate power supply, it has emerged as one of the best turfs for green field industries.”
The Minister urged the existing companies to further expand their facilities and mining and minerals industry to increase their capacity utilisation by setting up ancillary industries in the State.